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Marching to Madness Episode 119: Austin Peay head coach Matt Figger

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In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome in new Austin Peay head coach Matt Figger. Topics of discussion include: Figger’s memorable Final Four run with South Carolina this past season, what he’ll take away from working under coaches like Frank Martin and Bob Huggins, key areas that he’ll try to develop in year …

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Marching to Madness Episode 118: Wright State head coach Scott Nagy

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In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross are joined by Wright State head coach Scott Nagy. Topics of discussion include: Nagy’s takeaways from his first year with the Raiders, the transfer situation in college basketball, how Grant Benzinger and Mark Hughes will factor into the foundation of the team this upcoming season, the overall …

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Marching to Madness Episode 117: Rock M Nation writer Sam Snelling

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In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome in Rock M Nation writer Sam Snelling to talk all things Missouri basketball. Topics of discussion include: how quickly things changed for the Tigers once Cuonzo Martin was hired, the response thus far from Mizzou fans, how the Top 10 recruiting class will factor into this …

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Marching to Madness Episode 116: Charlotte head coach Mark Price

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In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome back Charlotte head coach Mark Price. Topics of discussion include: what Price has learned from coaches like Bobby Cremins and Lenny Wilkens, how Price and company have tried to establish a culture within the Charlotte program, the increased efforts in adding an inside game, how the …

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Marching to Madness Episode 115: UC Irvine head coach Russell Turner

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In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross are joined by UC Irvine head coach Russell Turner. Topics of discussion include: what Turner learned from coaching alongside coaches like Mike Montgomery and Don Nelson, how Turner was able to turn the Anteater program around in his third season, his defensive philosophy, how the UC Irvine …

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Marching to Madness Episode 114: Coach Sonny Smith talks Auburn basketball

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In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome back former coach and current Auburn Sports Network radio analyst Sonny Smith. Topics of discussion include: how Bruce Pearl has turned around the program, why the Tigers faced their fair share of struggles last season, the team’s outlook for the upcoming season, Smith’s love of NASCAR, …

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Marching to Madness Episode 113: Stephen F. Austin head coach Kyle Keller

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In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome in Stephen F. Austin head coach Kyle Keller. Topics of discussion include: the tremendous coaches that Keller has worked with during his career, takeaways from his first season with the Lumberjacks, the depth of next season’s roster, scheduling power conference teams as a successful mid-major program, the …

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Marching to Madness Episode 112: Kevin Knox to UK, where Duke goes next, and more with David Sisk

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In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross welcome back Rivals recruiting writer David Sisk. Topics of discussion include: Kevin Knox choosing Kentucky, how his decision affects Duke going forward, where Mohamed Bamba could land, the impact Brandon McCoy could have on UNLV, Louisville’s recruiting style, and so much more. It’s another jam-packed episode of …

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Marching to Madness Episode 111: Oklahoma State head coach Mike Boynton

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In this episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross are joined by Oklahoma State head coach Mike Boynton. Topics of discussion include: Boynton’s transition to his new role, the importance of retaining Lamont Evans and adding John Cooper to the staff, Oklahoma State’s player development philosophy, how newcomers Kendall Smith and Zach Dawson will impact the roster, …